Memory: Opening of Formland Spring in the exhibition center Herning in Denmark, 2016

In 2016 I held the opening speech and opened the exhibition Formland Spring in the exhibition center Herning in Denmark. I spoke about Japan, Japanese culture and design. When I had declared the fair open Seido Taiko played Japanese drums. At the opening, 49 from the press, 20 VIPs and 271 exhibitors attended. Opening the fair and talking about Japan was a fantastic experience. Read more about Sushi chef ...

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What is the biggest challenge as a beginner?

There are many challenges if you've never made sushi before. There is of course a big difference if the sushi is made at home or in in a restaurant. There is a few challenging such as, Selecting the Japanese ingredients and raw materials used for sushi. To cook tasty and perfect rice. To fillet and cut fish in the right quality for sushi. To prepare various raw materials for sushi Create tasty sushi so the ...

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How often do the Japanese eat cabbage?

Most people believe that sushi is one of the most important dishes in Japanese cuisine. The Japanese love sushi, but sushi makes up less than 15% of Japanese cuisine. That's because Japanese cuisine has so many tasty dishes and unique styles to offer. One of the ingredients that the Japanese eat almost every day is cabbage. In Japan, cabbage is not just cabbage. There are several different types of cabbage ...

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Memory: Elite kendo training in Tokyo, 2004

Practice with the national team coach of the Japanese kendo women's team in kendo at Tokyo University in Tokyo in 2004. I'll never forget that😀👌❤️. Read more about Sushi chef & sake sommelier Zoë Escher _ Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes for A. P. Moller - Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more. ...

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Therefore, Japanese sushi seaweed is so healthy!

Most people have heard that eating seaweeds are healthy. And that's it. There are more and more companies that sells seaweed to consumers. However, I am a little skeptical. It does matter where the seaweed are picked. There are areas that are contaminated. Therefore, I continue to eat seaweed Nori for sushi. Seaweed for sushi is grown as oats grow on a Danish soil. That's why I know that the quality is okay ...

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How often should you sharpen Japanese knives?

There is not a specific rule for that. It depends on the material your knife is made of. Some Japanese knives need to be sharpened every time it has been used and others need to be sharpened a few times a year. The knives that I use in my work as Japanese trained sushi chef are all purchased in Japan. They are high quality knives and made of high carbon steel. The advantage of this type of knife is that the ...

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What is Japan’s preferred fast food?

The Japanese prefer the fast food dish ramen soup. There are several reasons for that. It is a dish that is suitable for a busy everyday life. The Japanese live a life as busy as so many others consisting of work, family and various activities. Ramen soup is a healthy and low fat dish. In Tokyo it is often made of fish stock.It is a very popular dish in Tokyo which takes a noodle bar less than 5 minutes to ...

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Will fresh fish still arrive in Denmark even though the borders are closed?

Yep, it does. Although the government has closed down for people to travel in and out of Denmark this does not apply to food. There are many supermarkets that have ordered extra goods so their stock is full of goods. Special stores such as fishmongers still get fresh seafood delivered several times a week from abroad. It ranges from tuna in Japan to salmon from the Faroe Islands. However, the fishmongers ma ...

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How big is the selection of tuna in Japan?

The tuna selection is very large in Japan and there are several reasons for that. There live about 130 million citizens Japan who are fond of tuna of different qualities. It is from the exclusive tuna used in Michelin restaurants for tuna, used in small street eating places. The Japanese are fond of food and particularly tasty food of high quality. In Japan tuna is not just tuna. There is a big difference i ...

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What is Japanese mindfulness?

In Japan, Japanese children learn from a very young age how to find inner peace and cultivate mindfulness. In Japan, there are many Japanese children who practice the martial art kendo. It used as a children's education. Through the martial arts kendo the children learn how to show consideration, respect, strengthen the mind, find peace within and be present in the moment. As an adult the children will bene ...

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